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Plant Biology

Faculty

Cell fate, stem-cell behaviors, and cell polarity in plant epidermal lineages
Understanding how plants perceive, use and interact with water at multiple scales

Rodolfo Dirzo

Phone: (650) 736-7643
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Evolutionary ecology of species interactions and conservation science

Chris Field

Phone: (650) 736-4352
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Global ecology, climate change impacts, global carbon cycle, ecosystem ecology

Sharon R. Long

Phone: (650) 723-3153
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Biochemistry, genetics and cell biology of plant-bacterial symbiosis

Erin Mordecai

Phone: (650) 497-7447
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Community ecology of infectious disease
Biochemistry of pathogen manipulation of host signaling to promote disease

Kabir Peay

Phone: (650) 723-0552
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Ecology, community structure & ecosystem function of plant-microbial symbiosis

Virginia Walbot

Phone: (650) 723-2007
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Mechanisms of cell fate specification

Courtesy Faculty

Kathryn Barton

Phone: (650) 325-1521

Genetic and environmental control of leaf and meristem development
Organization, function and roles of cytoskeletal networks on cell morphogenesis
How photosynthetic organisms perceive and respond to their environment
Organization, function, regulation and evolution of plant metabolic networks
Molecular basis of how light and hormones control growth and development in plants